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Know Your Weeds By Mario Villarino
Apr28

Know Your Weeds By Mario Villarino

Know your weeds:  MacCartney Rose Macartney rose, also known as “Cherokee rose,” “hedge” and “rose hedge,” presents severe management problems for livestock producers in Texas. Imported from the Orient in the late 1800s as a hedge for fencing purposes, the plant has escaped and naturalized . It now occupies more than 500,000 acres of Texas rangeland . This rose species forms dense stands that eliminate forage production and hinder...

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Dinner Tonight – Cooking with Chef Cruz By Johanna Hicks
Apr28

Dinner Tonight – Cooking with Chef Cruz By Johanna Hicks

Dinner Tonight – Cooking with Chef Cruz I’ve been giving little teasers in the media about “Dinner Tonight”, and now that the plans have been finalized, I’m excited to announce all the details!  Dinner Tonight is a program developed by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension to provide information about family meals, kitchen tips, and nutrition while providing recipes and cooking demonstrations.  A multi-county team of Family & Consumer...

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Affiliated Driving Class June 29th at Senior Center
Apr27

Affiliated Driving Class June 29th at Senior Center

Another driving class is being held at the Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center from 10 to 4 PM at June 29th. Lunch will be available for $2 a meal. This class is good for a Ticket Dismissal or 10% Discount on your Liability Insurance for 3 years. Share...

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Wildcat Baseball Hosts Senior Night
Apr26

Wildcat Baseball Hosts Senior Night

On April 25th, 2017, the Wildcats baseball team honored five senior players during senior night celebrations. Kyle Dodd, Micheal Arnold, Mason Buck, Easton Silman, and Heston Golightly all played their final game for the Wildcats, as well as the last ever game in Eagle Stadium. Following presentations of the seniors, former Eagle players threw out the first pitches for the game. In between each inning prizes were given out to fans to...

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Twelve Candidates Run For Mt Vernon School Board
Apr25

Twelve Candidates Run For Mt Vernon School Board

There are officially twelve candidates for the Mt Vernon School Board election. The twelve candidates are after three seats on the board, all looking to create an atmosphere of change within the Mt Vernon school community. Candidates on the May 6th ballot will be Mellisa Dunavant, Brook Bussell, Josh Jordan, Sal LeBlanc, Colin Clasby, Jeremey Monroe, Claudio Telles, Bill Travis, Lyle Swatsell, Steve Asay, Marie Latortue, and Allison...

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Designing An Effective Weed Control Program By Mario Villarino
Apr21

Designing An Effective Weed Control Program By Mario Villarino

As the year progress, our ranchers and farmers have initiated soil management and weed control programs into their ranch/farm. A common question I get later in the year is often related to weed control failure. As Ag producers start planning weed control programs, it is very important to identify weeds as they emerge in their fields. Sometimes weed identification can be challenging specially in early stages of the weed (many plants...

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Let’s Shape Up By Johanna Hicks
Apr21

Let’s Shape Up By Johanna Hicks

Let’s Shape Up, Hopkins County! With spring in full bloom, many thoughts are turning to summer, vacations, travel…and swimming!  Ugh – the dreaded swimsuit!  We probably all need to build in a little (or a lot) more physical activity to get our bodies in better shape. Physical activity doesn’t have to be boring or difficult.  Recommendations by the American Diabetes Association and other agencies, indicate that 30 minutes of moderate...

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New Phi Theta Kappa Inductees
Apr20

New Phi Theta Kappa Inductees

Six new members were inducted into the Beta Zeta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the two-year college honor society, during ceremonies held recently at the Paris Junior College-Sulphur Springs Center.Students who are in PTK have opportunities to develop qualities of scholarship, leadership, fellowship, and service. To be eligible, students must have a grade point average of 3.5. The inductees included, from left, Destri Danley, Rachel...

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Lady Cat Softball Senior Night
Apr14

Lady Cat Softball Senior Night

On Thursday, April 13th, 2017, the Lady Cat softball team honored their three seniors at Lady Cat park. The ceremony was full of memories, inside jokes, and of course, tears, as Kristen Allen, Hannah Crowson, and Jaye Doughtie walked across the field. Below is a slideshow capturing those moments! DSC_6667 DSC_6677 DSC_6701 DSC_6705 DSC_6708 DSC_6717 DSC_6723 DSC_6739 DSC_6753 DSC_6758 DSC_6772 DSC_6790 DSC_6794 DSC_6798 Share...

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Go Native By Mario Villarino
Apr14

Go Native By Mario Villarino

Native plants in the landscape: Go Native The Hopkins County Go Native initiative is a horticultural educational effort to educate, evaluate and disseminate information in the use of native plants as ornamental components in our landscapes.  As part of this project, the Hopkins County Extension Office will seek learning opportunities for Master Gardeners to learn about landscaping with native plants, have selected native plants for...

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